PORTS REGULATOR OF SOUTH AFRICA
The Ports Regulator was established under the provisions of the National Ports Act, 2005. Its vision is to be regarded nationally and internationally as a world class institution which sets the standards for economic regulation in maritime ports. The Ports Regulator has the following vacancies:
This position reports to the Chairperson of the Ports Regulator and the Chief Executive Officer.
The Company/Regulator Secretary is required to provide comprehensive company secretarial and governance support and services to the Ports Regulator.
• Develop/review Regulator/Committee structures and Charters/Terms of Reference on an annual basis
• Attend to annual review/drafting of Terms of Reference, schedules and other legal instruments
• Monitor compliance with good corporate governance practices and legislative instruments
• Draft Governance Compliance Checklists and submit Quarterly Governance Reports
• Provide detailed guidance to Members on their legal duties, powers and responsibilities • Keep abreast of all legislation, regulatory and corporate governance developments that may influence the organisation’s operations and ensure that Regulator Members are informed when making decisions
• Makes the relevant parties aware of any law relevant to or affecting the Regulator
• Manage and review Delegations of Authority and applicable governance policies
• Facilitate Members induction and training and ensure regulator training is conducted on key legal, governance and regulatory obligations
• Conduct Annual Member/Committee Performance Evaluations
• Contribute to Annual Reports of Entity and dissemination thereof
• Present reports and fulfil ad hoc requests of the Regulator members
Required qualifications and experience:
• A LLB Degree. A Master’s Degree (LLM) will be an added advantage.
• Admitted as a legal practitioner (Attorney or Advocate)
• 5-10-years relevant experience in a legal environment or in a public sector corporate secretariat environment
• Membership of the Chartered Governance Institute of Southern Africa or Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa (added advantage).
• Knowledge of governance best practices and compliance in terms of King IV Code.
• In depth knowledge of legislation, regulations, frameworks and other instruments applicable to the public sector.
• Knowledge and experience in Board/Committee processes
• An understanding of strategic, operational and risk identification and risk management
• Good Interpersonal skills
• Problem solving
• Decision making
• Must be able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
• Computer literacy
• Planning and organising
• People Management
The Ports Regulator is an equal opportunity employer.
The position will be based in Durban, and may entail occasional travel. A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant commensurate with their qualifications and experience within the regulatory environment and the Regulator’s policies.
Note: Candidates may be subject to a round of internal testing together with criminal checks and a security clearance.
Applications must consist of the following: • A comprehensive letter of application which includes: * Notice periods required in current position * Date of availability to commence employment * Employment Equity status * Residence status (RSA citizen, etc) • A complete CV attached thereto, which includes: * Thorough academic and work history * Languages spoken and proficiency * Responsibilities in each position held • A copy of Identity Document •Certified copies of Senior certificate and other qualifications.
Contact Nafeesa Ally on (031) 365-7800 for any enquiries.
Forward your application, clearly stating the position for which you are applying, in the e-mail subject title, to: email@example.com.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.